Woodburn Independent News

  • Demolition plans move forward

    Woodburn Independent - News
    City of Woodburn awarded a Sandy construction and demolition firm a contract to demolish the former Pix…
  • Woodburn man crashes truck into apartment complex

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Bartolo Hernandez Godinez was arrested for DUII after nearly hitting a sleeping resident inside an apartment…
  • Courtney's apology: 'I must do better'

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Senate president returns from medical leave as lawmakers approve resolution of support for harassment victims.
  • Burn bans issued throughout the region

    Woodburn Independent - News
    In the wake of wildfires, burn bans have been issued Wednesday for Marion, Clackamas and Linn counties
  • Police Log

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Police reports from the Woodburn Police Department for the dates of Feb. 1 to Feb. 9
  • Woodburn's growing plans

    Woodburn Independent - News
    City of Woodburn updated its Public Facilities Plan this month in preparation for population growth that is…
  • Dean's List

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Representatives from Woodburn, Hubbard, Aurora and Mount Angel make Univeristy of Oregon's Dean's List for…
  • Elmer's raises $1,000 in scholarship money

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Financial aid scholarship benefits family members of fallen disabled veterans
  • Kiwanis Terrific Kids

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Woodburn Kiwanis Club honors March students from French Prairie Middle School
  • Local representative gets national invite

    Woodburn Independent - News
    State Representative Teresa Alonso Leon has been invited to join National Hispanic Caucus of State Legislators
  • Wildfire risks heighten

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Aurora Fire District issues a caution as windy conditions mixed with higher-than-normal temperatures…
  • Tributes pour in for Norma Paulus

    Woodburn Independent - News
    She was the first woman to win state constitutional office as secretary of state, also state schools…
  • Kids helping kids making miracles!

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Eight contestants work as a team to treat the community in Mr. and Miss Gervais Pageant
  • Clean-up day upcoming

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Volunteers wanted: City of Woodburn will host the annual Woodburn Proud Clean Up Day
  • Woodburn Fire District receives $600k grant

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Funds will pay for recruitment coordinator, promote volunteer firefighter opportunities in Woodburn, Hubbard
  • Grown local, and now staying local

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Berry farms from Hubbard, Canby partner with east coast distributor to provide local stores with fresh…
  • Highly visible ornamentation

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Woodburn seeks input on what type of artwork would best adorn its salient water tower
  • Gervais School District selects new superintendent

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Silver Falls School District Assistant Superintendent Dandy Stevens has been named as the next Gervais…
  • Stretching city limits

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Woodburn City Council approves annexation proposal, adding 25 acres just west of Centennial Park
  • Friends, colleagues praise Richardson's integrity, drive

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Secretary of state remembered as someone 'deeply committed to public service'
  • Vaccination bill draws hundreds in heated, emotional hearing

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Bill to remove religious and philosophical exemptions for children attending public and private schools draws…
  • House sends rent control measure to governor

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Party-line vote gives renters across the state protections against eviction, huge rent increases.
  • Greenlick, Post stripped of committees amid Capitol culture…

    Woodburn Independent - News
    House Speaker Tina Kotek demoted representatives, saying their behavior this week does not match the sort of…
  • Police log

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Calls from the Mount Angel Police Department for the dates of Feb. 15 to Feb. 26.
  • Fire Calls

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Reports from the Woodburn First District for the dates of February 16 through March 3
  • Train noise endemic to Woodburn

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Updated report: It would cost an estimated $6 million for Woodburn to pursue a railroad 'quiet zone'
  • Scouts wheel-it in Broadacres

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Woodburn Fire District hosts North Marion Cub Scouts Pinewood Derby at its Broadacres Station.
  • NMSD Board on ballot

    Woodburn Independent - News
    This spring's special election will include three of the seven positions on North Marion School District Board
  • Gervais FFA holds eighth annual auction

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Nearly 200 people help raise $16,000 to benefit the Gervais High School greenhouse
  • Courtney steps away from legislature

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney announced that he is taking a medical leave of absense
  • Quiet down!

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Woodburn's noise ordinance gets amended for first time since 2005, passed by city council
  • Who will lead our schools?

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Three superintendent finalists visit Gervais School District, chat with public about their vision
  • A taste of German culture

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Mount Angel opens up the Festhalle for food, music, dancing and games as part of the 11th Annual Volksfest
  • Contamination increases project costs

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Gas-tank removal becomes weightier project after further contamination is found by DEQ
  • Bringing Shakespeare to Woodburn

    Woodburn Independent - News
    A group of young actors will be performing two Shakespeare plays on March 16 at Woodburn Fellowship Church of…
  • Making the century mark!

    Woodburn Independent - News
    Maxine Reisbig celebrated her 100th birthday among family and friends at Woodburn's Heartwood Place

Regional News



Lopez signs to run at Southern Oregon

March 20, 2019 Woodburn Independent - Sports Phil Hawkins
Kennedy High cross country star boasts four top-10 finishes, won first state title for Trojans since 1982

Huskies open baseball season, 4-0

March 19, 2019 Woodburn Independent - Sports Phil Hawkins
North Marion sees offensive boom after opening the season just two days after the final basketball game

Friends to Follow

Social media posts from your local merchants


Church has contributed to society's decay

March 19, 2019 Woodburn Independent - Opinion Will Robertson
Regular column by Pastor Will Robertson of the Woodburn Fellowship Church of the Nazarene

Cutting through the static

March 12, 2019 Woodburn Independent - Opinion Jim Ferraris
Woodburn Police Chief clears up any ambiguities surrounding noise issues and the law


Live Life to the Fullest at Cascade Park in Woodburn

March 13, 2019 Woodburn Independent - Features Pamplin Media Group
SUGGESTED CONTENT: You'll find all the comforts of home without the responsibilities!

Hammonds celebrate 75 years together

March 12, 2019 Woodburn Independent - Features Justin Much
Woodburn couple to celebrate concomitant 75th wedding anniversary and 95th birthdays

Sustainable Life

PCC earns global honors for fighting climate change

March 20, 2019 Pamplin Media Group
Portland Community College has earned Second Nature€„¢s Marks of Distinction by reducing emissions.

Want to be a Columbia River Gorge trail ambassador?

March 19, 2019 Pamplin Media Group
Trail advocacy organization stations volunteers at popular trailheads during busy weekends

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